Gapplin Family History

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Gapplin Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Applin, Caplin, Camplin, Pamplin, Lappin, Asplin, Appling, Tappin

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Gapplin Family Origin

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Gapplin Family Occupations

What did your Gapplin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gapplin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Gapplin's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Gapplin ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Gapplin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14 census records available for the last name Gapplin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gapplin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Gapplin. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Gapplin. For the veterans among your Gapplin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gapplin Life Expectancy

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gapplin ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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